Examples of dale in a Sentence
the beautiful hills and dales of our county
a hunting lodge in a secluded dale in the country
Recent Examples of dale from the Web
Unlike the miles of hiking trails that climb over hill and dale and greenways that twist and turn along the banks of rivers, rail trails are generally flat with long, gentle curves.
The atypical placement of the bunkers was a function of the distinctive topography of the site — hummocks, gorges, hills and dales that slanted and dipped.
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Origin and Etymology of dale
First Known Use: before 12th centurySee Words from the same year
Synonymsvalley, dene [British], hollow, vale
Related Wordscanyon (also cañon), combe (also coombe or coomb) [British], dell, depression, dingle, glen, gorge, gulch, gully (also gulley), kloof [South African], ravine, rift valley; basin, bowl
Near Antonymsalp, mount, mountain, peak; height, mountaintop, pinnacle, summit; plateau, tableland
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